Kansas City is a city in Missouri and sits on the border of Kansas. If you are a fan of barbecue, jazz or fountains then Kansas City is the place to be. You can see a large number of tourist attractions in Kansas City for people of all ages. You would not want to miss out on a visit to Kansas City because you are sure to fall in love with this city. There are a lot of places to visit in Kansas city, and it will not take you long to discover.
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Here is a list of Kansas City points of interest and 15 best things to do Kansas City:
1. Visit The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
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This museum appeals to all kinds of visitors, kids and adults alike. The art museum has a permanent collection of over a 35,000 pieces and features of art from all over the world. Not only is the museum known for its art, but also for the building’s architecture. Everything about is gorgeous.
2. Visit The Arabia Steamboat Museum
The Arabia Steamboat had once sunk to the bottom of the sea. A few years, later it was discovered and refurbished and turned into a museum. You can take a tour of the steamer all through the deck and hull. The store and gallery hold smaller pieces excavated from the great steamboat. You can learn a great deal about the history of the steamboat.
3. Spend a Gala Time with Your Family At Westport
It is a popular neighbourhood where people flock down to have a nice dinner out or just enjoy some shopping with your friends. It is known to be the oldest establishment in the city. There are many bars and restaurants that line this area. A great spot to come down to, to enjoy a nice meal or a drink with your friends or family.
4. Enjoy a Swig or Two At Boulevard Brewing Company
The locals here take extreme pride in this brewing company. It is known to offer the most delicious beers. Some of them are made from unfiltered wheat which seems to be a favourite among the locals. Be sure to visit this place if you are a fan of beer.
5. Enjoy Your Time At Country Club Plaza
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Another one of Kansas City’s most popular spots for dining and a night on the town. You can dine or you even just take a walk around the plaza. You can window shop along this outdoor shopping district. It is a great way to spend some time with your friends.
6. Visit The National World War I Museum
This museum has been set up in such a way that it feels like the soldiers are narrating the whole story to the visitors. The exhibits are quite interactive and include various replicas of trenches, guns and propaganda posters. A visit to this museum is sure to take you back in time and make you learn quite a lot about the history of the world.
7. Watch A Match Or Two At The Kauffman Stadium
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Another spot of great pride to the locals. It is home to the Royals of the Major Baseball League. The team plays many games on their home turf which tends to cause a wave of enthusiasm among the locals. You should surely give it a visit if there is a game. The game food is also quite delicious.
8. Enjoy A Night out At Power and Light District
This district is known for the numerous nightclubs and restaurants set up in the area. It is considered to be a newer part of the city. There are many concerts and live performances held here throughout the year. This is the place to visit if you are falling into a routine. Entry into any one of the establishments here is sure to make you forget the stresses and get back to loving life.
9. Take Your Kids To Wolds of Fun
This theme park is going to wake that child in you. There are various rides set up for both, kids and adults alike. They also have an area for live entertainment. You could spend a whole day here, riding each ride till you are bored to your core, which is going to take ages. They also have a few restaurants and stores selling tasty dishes. Do forget to try those out.
10. Visit The Kansas City Zoo
This zoo is located in Swope Park and is very famous. Kansas City Zoo is home to various species of wildlife, and you get to observe the wildlife habitats. There are also various interactive exhibits set up all throughout the zoo to help you learn more about the various species as well as keep the kids interested.
11. Visit The Science City at Union Station
Another spot catered to kids. This family-friendly museum is another great place to visit with your kids. It is filled with various interactive science displays. Some of them include a test kitchen and a planetarium. Amazing spot to spend some time bonding with your family.
12. Witness The Grandeur Of The Union Station
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This grand historical station is home to numerous permanent as well as temporary exhibits. The architecture of the building is unique, and hence it can be spotted very easily. It would be a great place to visit on your day of sightseeing around the city.
13. Take your kids to Legoland Discovery Centre
Everyone loves Legos. It is a dream for any kid to visit. They have numerous types of Legos to play with as well as rides and 4D films. You surely would not be bored on your trip here. Just one thing to remember, do not step on any Legos while walking.
14. Visit The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
This quaint museum is known to house various exhibits by international artists. They also hold special exhibitions of challenging art with various theme. An art lover would love a visit to this place. I do not think bringing kids here would be a very good idea.
15. Spend Time At The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum
This museum cum library has works describing the details of the life and work of the 33rd President of the United States of America.
There is so much that Kansas City can offer to you. It caters more towards a family-friendly experience. There are a lot of fun activities to take part in. Be sure to keep Kansas City in your mind while deciding a place for your next vacation.